Best Songs of The Week: ft. Mndsgn, Conway The Machine, and More

The Round-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly playlist of the best songs in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set features new music from Mndsgn, Conway The Machine, Andra Day, Kenny Mason, MIKE, and more.

Scroll through selections from this week’s sequence below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today.

Andra Day – “Phone Dies”

Just weeks out from what could be a massive Oscars night, Andra Day offers a look at her next musical phase, delivering an upbeat single produced by Anderson .Paak.

Peter CottonTale featuring Jamila Woods – “Breathe My Name”

Peter CottonTale and Jamila Woods display Chicago’s ever-broadening palette on a soothing new collaboration.

Mndsgn – “Slowdance”

Mndsgn shares another shimmering single from his newly-announced album, Rare Pleasures.

L’Orange and Namir Blade featuring Quelle Chris – “Point to Point”

L’Orange and Namir Blade welcome Quelle Chris to the fold in a potent preview of their incoming collaborative album, Imaginary Everything.

Kenny Mason featuring Freddie Gibbs – “Much Money”

Freddie Gibbs comes through with a crucial assist on a slow-burning standout from Kenny Mason‘s new album, Angelic Hoodrat: Supercut. 

Hus Kingpin – “Date Night”

Hus Kingpin delivers romance raps over a butter-smooth beat on this selection from his new tape, Threesome 2: The Art of Sex.

MIKE – “Evil Eye”

MIKE delivers an ascendant performance on the first single from his forthcoming album, Disco!.

Conway The Machine featuring 2 Chainz – “200 Pies”

Conway The Machine and 2 Chainz light up an Alchemist-produced gem from the Griselda rapper’s new album, La Maquina, which is out today featuring appearances from Ludacris, JID, Westside Gunn, Benny The Butcher, Elcamino, and more.


Zo is a staff writer at Okayplayer where he covers music.

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